Bring Me The Horizon Confirm Release Date For New Single, Parasite Eve
Good news! After postponing its original June 10 release date, Bring Me The Horizon have now announced that their new single Parasite Eve will be arriving this week.
Though it’s been months in the making judging by the band’s many studio updates, Horizon decided to pull the track’s initial release due to Black Lives Matter and the global protests following the death of George Floyd (“With the incredible movement that is taking place currently we don’t feel comfortable releasing and promoting anything that takes the focus off what’s important right now…”).
Now, Parasite Eve will be arriving on June 25, with Oli Sykes and co. simply posting on Twitter the date 25/06, what is presumably the single’s artwork, and a link to sign up for updates.
Of course, late last year Oli explained that Horizon’s 2019 Death Stranding song Ludens “will be the first song you hear from the new record”. Does this mean that Parasite Eve will be the second? It’s certainly looking that way.
“We’re not going to do an album again, maybe ever,” he said. “We’re thinking about doing shorter records. I don’t want to say we’re going to do something and not live up to it, but the plan is to release multiple records [in 2020].”
When asked if fans will start seeing a “more regular flow of music from Bring Me The Horizon”, Oli responded: “There’s all this shit you need to think about and how it’s going to sit on a 15 track album. I don’t want to do that. When we wrote Ludens, it was crazy but it was fun. We just had to write one song and it just had to serve the video game. We didn’t have to write the biggest song in the world. I just love to sit and go, ‘Let’s just write a song and not worry about how it needs to be.’”
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